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Fire guts Benue Market

An early morning inferno on Monday razed part of the Otukpo Main Market in Otukpo, township, Benue State.

APC criticises Governor Ortom’s incessant overseas trips

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State has critcised Governor Samuel Ortom over his incessant overseas trips, insisting that the state government has nothing to show for it.

Governor Ortom: I’ll not be distracted by Senator Akume’s antics

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Tuesday said he will not be distracted by antics of the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume.

Governor Ortom: No open grazing in Benue

Following the enactment of anti-open grazing law in Benue state, the state government has said that the law has phased out grazing of livestock across the state.

Benue governor directs exams board to reverse increase in mock examination fees

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has directed the Benue State Examination Board to revert to the old registration fee of N4,500 for the preparatory (‘Mock’) Senior School Certificate Examination.

2020: Benue governor charges Nigerians on peaceful coexistence

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has urged Nigerians to rededicate themselves to the cause of promoting peaceful coexistence and pray for the leadership of the country under President Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor Ortom: Attack on former President Jonathan’s home a national shame

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the recent attack on the country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Otuoke, Bayelsa State by gunmen as a national shame.
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Police denies arrest of Benue APC spokesman

The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police have denied the alleged arrest of the Acting Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, James Ornguga.

Benue APC, Governor Ortom trade blame over party spokesman’s arrest

The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police has denied the alleged arrest of the acting Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, James Ornguga.
German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, whose record-setting crusades led him to be nicknamed “the Billy Graham of Africa,” died Saturday at age 79.

Governor Ortom: Reinhard Bonnke’s death a big blow to christendom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has described the death of renown evangelist Reinhard Bonnke as a big blow to christendom and the entire world.

Benue governor warns livestock owners against infringing on anti-open grazing law

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday warned livestock owners in the state against infringements on the state’s Anti Open Grazing law.

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Benue’s Samuel Ortom commends Taraba governor’s peace initiatives

Benue State governor Samuel Ortom on Sunday commended his Taraba counterpart Darius Ishaku over peace initiatives aimed at ending the protracted Jukun/Tiv communal crisis in the north-eastern state

Miyetti Allah apologises to Benue governor over killings

Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, on Saturday apologised to Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, over the attacks and killings of people of the state by herdsmen.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom: I’m not a use-and-dump governor

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday, said that he has no intention of abandoning his former appointees as being speculated in some quarters.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom seeks EU support for Benue’s development

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to support the state in the areas of health, water supply, flood control and the resettlement of those displaced from their ancestral homes by armed herdsmen.

We are winning the war against kidnappers, criminals in Benue – governor

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State government has assured the Igbo community and other Nigerians living and doing business in the state that the current massive onslaught against criminals was yielding results and cases of kidnapping in the state would soon become history.
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Taraba: Why security agencies must fish out killers of Catholic priest – Benue governor

Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor, says security agencies in Taraba must fish out the killers of Rev. Fr. David Tanko of St. Peter’s Catholic Parish, Amadu.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.

Governor Ortom: I will work with Senator Akume for Benue’s development

There are strong indications that the feud between Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his estranged godfather, Senator George Akume, will soon be a thing of the past following the governor’s expressed desire to work with the latter.

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Although there were signs even during childhood that God would use him, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Reedeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG was not born a saint.

Pastor Adeboye donates N20 million to support Osun coronavirus relief package

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has made another donation of N20 million to Osun State government to support its effort to cushion the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Osun residents.

Family denies tanker driver access to family house in Niger

Fear grips a family in Limawa area of Minna in Niger as they denied a family member access to the family compound over fear that he had contracted the Coronavirus Disease.
“There is absolutely no credible evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus,” the UK’s department of Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) tweeted, noting that “inaccurate information” was being spread online about 5G.

UK debunks 5G-coronavirus link after conspiracy theorists burn cell tower

While there’s zero factual support for a conspiracy theory linking the COVID-19 virus to 5G cellular technology — and the scientific community has concluded that 5G is safe — the UK government was forced today to explicitly address the topic after arsonists burned down a cell tower over 5G, and used Facebook to encourage others to follow suit.
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UN commends Nigeria over coronavirus response

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well.

Skype creates link-based calling without requiring the app or an account

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.